Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Yuriy Yekhanurov endorses Regulations on Academic Medical Council of Ukraine's Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov signed a decree to endorse Regulations of the Defense Ministry's Academic Medical Council in order to provide scientific grounding and accompaniment of urgent problems in improving and developing the Medical Service of Ukraine's Armed Forces. In accordance with the decree, the Academic Medical Council of the Defense Ministry is a standing advisory body the decisions of which could be a ground to issue the relevant normative and instructive documents in the field of health care of Ukraine's Armed Forces personnel and military medical science.

The Academic Medical Council will be responsible for analysis and preparation of proposals on priority directions of the military medical science and medical technologies development. The agency will be also involved in the work of executive authority's commissions on protection of Ukraine's population in case of terrorist attacks, manmade and natural disasters and for a special period.